On November 1, 2019 at 11:00 p.m., West Parry Sound OPP were conducting general vehicle patrol in the Town of Parry Sound. While on Bowes and James Streets, officers stopped a vehicle and after speaking with the driver, officers concluded the driver had consumed alcohol. The driver was transported to the West Parry Sound OPP detachment where further testing was conducted.
As a result of further investigation, Charles Baker, age 59 of Wasauksing First Nation, Ontario was charged with:
- Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
- Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available
The accused is scheduled to appear in Parry Sound Court on November 21, 2019. The accused was issued a 90-day Automatic Drivers Licence Suspension (ADLS), and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.